Lifestyle Food and Recipes 18 Mar 2019 Savour the tradition ...

Savour the traditional Bengali mutton curry

Published Mar 18, 2019, 2:27 pm IST
Updated Mar 18, 2019, 2:28 pm IST
Spicy and delicious this is one delicacy from Bengal that never fails to impress.
Kosha Mangsho is a perfect lunch time recipe. (Photo: The Westin Kolkata, Rajarhat)
 Kosha Mangsho is a perfect lunch time recipe. (Photo: The Westin Kolkata, Rajarhat)

Kolkata: Kosha Mangsho is a famous Bengali food item that is popular for its delectable taste and rich flavour. It is considered to be one of the traditional dishes and is a perfect lunch recipe. It tastes great with plain rice and also polao.

Kosha Mangsho



3 kg Lamb curry

2.5 kg Onion

500 gm Curd

150 gm Ginger garlic paste

30 gm Green chilly

200 gm Degi chilli powder

50 gm Turmeric powder

100 gm Roasted cumin powder

100 gm Garam masala powder

600 ml Mustard oil

5 EA Cinnamon stick

5 EA Bay leaf

50 gm Green cardamom

50 gm Clove


1 lit Refined oil

50 gm Sugar

500 ml Jharna ghee

50 gm Ginger

Step 1

Marinade the lamb with whole spices, salt, onion, curd, powdered spice, ginger garlic paste, silted green chilly for overnight.

Step 2

Take mustard oil in a kadhai, put little amount of sugar, let it to be caramelized. Now add the marinated lamb and cook it gently under slow fire. Cover the lamb and keep on cooking under slow flame.

Step 3

Once the lamb is cooked, add the brown onion, roasted cumin pw, ghee and garam masala.

Step 4

Check the seasoning, and serve


Take a brass handi put kosha mangsho and garnish with silted green chili, brown onion and ginger julienne.

Present Allergens

Dairy product

Red meat

*Disclaimer: The recipe has been provided by Chef Vikash Prasad, Executive Chef at The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat. The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. The facts and opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of Deccan Chronicle, and Deccan Chronicle does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.